Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ultra speed training in the heat

One of the reasons I started running ultras was because speed work was getting tricky. My muscles were rebelling – tight hammies, angry calves, lazy glutes – I just wasn’t getting any faster – so when someone told me I … Continue reading

Learning from the Tour

At first glance the monolith which is the all-expensive, all-travelling, all-pedalling Tour de France would have little in common with the uber poor sport of ultra running…but look again and particularly look again at Team Sky’s dominance of the 2015 … Continue reading